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Marian Anderson A Voice Uplifted

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ISBN-10: 1402742398

ISBN-13: 9781402742392

Edition: 2007

Authors: Victoria Garrett Jones

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Marian Anderson's majestic voice mesmerized the nation--but her courage in confronting racism was equally inspirational. "When I sing," she stated, "I want them to see my soul. And that is colorless." Anderson became the first African-American to record spirituals for a major recording company; the first to perform as a soloist at the Philharmonic Society's Academy of Music; and the first to appear on the stage of the exalted Metropolitan Opera House. In 1939, when she was banned from singing in Washington's Constitution Hall, Marian made history by performing for a crowd of 75,000 at the Lincoln Memorial. Victoria Garrett Jones ("Sterling Biographies: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Courageous…    
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Book details

List price: $5.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publication date: 2/5/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English